Watch out! Consumption of herbal medicines can trigger cancer
Taking the herbs are not always safe. Because the material contained in a very dangerous drug because it lead to cancer. Really?
The new study in the United States said that the toxic materials contained in herbal medicine in touch more than half the cases of bladder cancer in Taiwan.
Reported by Dailymail, contain aristolochic acid is toxic (AA) found in natural plant aristolochia and used as a herbal medicine to help you lose weight, reduce joint pain, and relieve abdominal pain.
The study found that AA interacts with the DNA that someone will create a trigger signal in the gene for tumor growth.
The study involved 151 patients with bladder cancer was 60% of whom had consumed herbal medicine to lose weight.
“This is a rare tumor and Taiwan had the highest case compared to countries around the world. This fact leads us that there must be something going on there,” said lead researcher Arthur Grollman of Stony Brook University in New York.
According Grillman, not forever, natural ingredients are safe for consumption, but the use of long-term concern.
Although the citizens around the world have been warned about the risks of herbal remedies that are hard to control, but they can still buy it via internet.
For information, product AA is made in China and is often used by residents of Taiwan.